US Marshals today shot and killed Barion A. Blake at 989 Monument Road in Jacksonville, Florida after a gunfight. with United States Marshalls and other law enforcement.
According to police sources, US Marshals were acting on a tip that Blake was hiding out at the apartment complex in Jacksonville, Florida. When he saw the marshals and other security agents approaching a gunfight ensued. Blake was shot dead.
The victim in this case, Akeem Ajimotokan, a Nigerian national, remains hospitalized and is still in a coma, according to his family, but his condition has improved and family said he is able to breathe on his own without the aid of a ventilator.
Medical sources told SaharaReporters that Akeem has been moved from Harlem hospital in New York to another hospital in Long Island.